Marketplace AM for March 8, 2006
Travel commentator Rudy Maxa blows the whistle on efforts by airlines to conceal the amount of fees and surcharges tacked onto airfares until just before purchase.
Would you be willing to sit through paid advertising to get video downloads for free? According to a new survey, nearly three-quarters of respondents said they would. As Tess Vigeland reports, such sentiment could be a boon for Apple's video iPod.
If oil prices stay high, sales of renewable energy could jump fourfold in the next decade to nearly $170 billion, according to newly released research. Sam Eaton reports.
You say you want a revolution . . . in technology. Well, you might not have to wait long. Thousands of tech visionaries gather in Germany today to introduce new breakthroughs in electronic gadgets. How about high definition TV on your cell phone? Janet Babin has more.
OPEC ministers gather in Vienna today to discuss future petroleum production. As John Dimsdale reports, the buzzwords at this meeting will be "political stability."
Time really is money. In an effort to evaluate the level of community support charities receive, a new calculation puts the value of a volunteer hour at $18.04. Hillary Wicai has more.
Lufthansa is one of the heavyweights of the air cargo business. It's second only to FedEx. Now the German airline's helping US prosecutors looking into alleged price fixing. Stephen Beard reports. Stephen Beard reports.